Thursday 21 January 2010

The Right2 Link - A Must Read

The right to link: the right to create, forward and follow links.

Why do we need a campaign to protect the right to link? Well moves are afoot in the marketplace that could lose us internet freedoms that we have taken for granted till now. Most of us aren't even aware it's happening. If you want to know more, read on.

Support the Right2Link campaign here.


Strathturret said...

Yes agree. The internet is anarchy and I like it that way.

One interesting point about links is that certain unscrupulous people use these to confer approval of their own sites and causes without authorisation.

I managed to remove links from CBI Scotland and Scottish Chambers of Commerce from the site of a conservative PPC. These clever links made it look like these non-political prganisation were endorsing his candidature.

Strathturret said...


subrosa said...

A great deal of that goes on Strathturret. I can see though that the 'big boys' would want to control links - for financial reward of course. The media heid bummers have been knocked back with their desire to charge for reading their journalism so I suspect much of this comes out of that camp.

Best to be informed though.

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